Paying for a New Vehicle

Once your kids start driving, the idea of getting their own car may become a major issue in your house. And this of course brings up other issues. You may want them driving an older vehicle for fear they might damage a brand new one. Alternatively, if you can muster the means, you may want them driving a newer car or truck because it is safer and more reliable. Either way, the issue of saving money to finance the new ride and which vehicle you are be able to afford will have a huge impact on what you choose. Here are some tips on how to save for the vehicle your family needs.

Beware of Bad Drivers and Insurance Scams

We have all encountered bad drivers, whether they’re screeching round corners, tailgating or simply “road hogs”. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stop there. Insurance Scams Insurance scams are nothing new, just the tactics change- as insurance companies catch on and the scammers try to stay one step ahead.  The latest reported is the ‘flash for cash’ scam, usually […]

The Risks of “Insurance Fronting” for Young Drivers

Your teen has just gotten her driver’s license. There’s a problem: even though she passed, she doesn’t earn the best rates from the insurer and if you have a son the rates may be even worse. What are you to do? Well, some parents engage in a process called “fronting.” This is when the parent […]

Look Out Ahead: How to Avoid Common Road Hazards

Road Hazards From summer’s sudden thunderstorms to winter’s sustained barrage of snow, ice and poor visibility, the open road is a dangerous place in any season. While you’ll never completely be able to eliminate the risks associated with driving, you’ll be far safer if you’re prepared for what’s coming around the bend. 1. Animals For […]